Posts Tagged ‘ronnie james dio’

By Metal Dave Glessner As the singer for Watchtower, Dangerous Toys, Broken Teeth and a million others, Jason McMaster has made more connections than Tiger Woods during his decades in the heavy metal trenches. As his friend and part-time publicist for many of the past 16 years, I’ve often been along for the ride when Jason re-connects […]

By Metal Dave Glessner If Ritchie Blackmore had a dollar for every musician who passed through his payroll, he could retire to Sherwood Forest and cool his frets forever. Oh, wait a minute! Kidding aside, the legendary Deep Purple shredder has assembled some fireball bands over the decades, not the least of which was Rainbow […]

I AM NOT WORTHY!: Ronnie James Dio signs my albums backstage in San Antonio on the 2007 Heaven and Hell Tour. My look of disbelief pretty much says it all. As promised, this is Part 2 of my tribute series marking the one-year anniversary of Ronnie James Dio’s passing. I give you my 2007 interview with […]

WE ROCK!: My wife and I backstage in San Antonio with the legendary Ronnie James Dio in 2007. By Metal Dave Glessner Heavy metal hearts sank to the deepest depths a year ago today (May 16) when news of Ronnie James Dio’s passing sent shockwaves through the Internet. Who didn’t love this man? In a career that […]